Family Resource Partner

Easterseals UCP is currently seeking a Full-Time Family Resource Partner (FRP) who is passionate about the well-being of young children and their families! This community-based role will support our Child First team serving Craven and Carteret counties. Flexible schedule, competitive salary and full benefits. If you want to impact the daily lives of others, then this opportunity is for you!  Must be willing to travel between both counties to support combined caseload.

The Family Resource Partner (FRP) partners with a Licensed Mental Health and Developmental Clinician to engage families who are referred to the Child First home-based intervention.

The Family Resource Partner plays a crucial role in stabilizing the entire family system, while the Clinician provides psychotherapeutic caregiver-child intervention to facilitate and enhance this critical relationship. The FRP takes the lead in connecting the child and family with desired, community-based services and supports while maintaining Child First’s reflective, relationship-based stance.

  • Provide community resource expertise to Child First team and families, including identifying and collaborating with community-based service providers and supports.
  • Engages with the Child First family and the Clinician in the collaborative family assessment process (i.e., use data from interviews, observations, interactions, and standardized measures to identify family strengths, needs, and challenges).
  • Promotes family stabilization by identifying all needed and desired services, integrating those service needs into the Child and Family Plan of Care, and addressing barriers to services as they arise.

 How You’ll Benefit

You’ll earn a competitive salary based on experience and join a growing team making a difference in our community.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!

 What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in child development, psychology, nursing, human services, or related field from accredited institution.
  • A minimum of three years working with culturally diverse families and young children under the age of 6 years old.
  • Knowledge of early childhood development, parent education, parent-child relationships, and individual, family, and community-level risk factors (e.g., poverty, homelessness, maternal depression, domestic violence, substance abuse, teen parenthood).
  • Knowledge of and experience with community-based services and supports in service area, highly valued.
  • Experience working in home and community-based settings with vulnerable populations of diverse cultures and ethnicities.
  • Bilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, other), highly valued.

If you’re seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply at our website:

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to providing exceptional disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Our diverse and inclusive 2,600 member team provides more than 10.2 million hours of meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

We strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability and age.